Golden Barrel Cactus
4.7 out of 5 (267 experiences)
Also known as
Echinocactus grusonii and Echinocactus grusonii albispinus
How to care for Golden Barrel Cactus
Golden Barrel Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
May 27th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
May 28th, 2022
Eugene is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to increase by 16.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 22.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
May 27th, 2022
This month, Eugene is getting an average of 12.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.2 total hours of day…
Golden Barrel Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ☀️.
This is a great time to watch your Golden Barrel Cactus thrive 🌿!
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Golden Barrel Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.